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Film France, a state-funding agency (supported by the CNC) in charge of promoting France, is the first stop for foreign production companies and individuals preparing to film in France.

A network of 41 local film commissions throughout the country offers free information on locations, crews, labour rates and facilities.

Film France provides assistance with contacting appropriate agencies regarding immigration/work permits and filming permits, as well as information regarding labour rates, studio facilities, post-production facilities and suppliers. Nowhere else in Europe will you find such a large diversity of locations combined with a highly skilled workforce.

Film France also provides information about coproduction opportunities in France and assists foreign producer who want to apply for the TRIP (Tax Rebate for International Production).

Film France is supported by: logoCNC
Member of: logoEUFCN
Member of: logoAFCI
Member of: logoAFCNet
Principal partners: logoBellefaye
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Film schools
La femis

Ecole nationale supérieure des métiers de l'image et du son also called La Femis.

Artistic, scientific and technical training of creative students capable of designing, promoting and developing all manner of works in the field of decorative arts

Established in 1973, ESEC is a professional school in the fields of film and audiovisual techniques, and the use of multimedia applied to audiovisual works.

Operating in Paris since 1995, the International School for Audio-visual Creation and Production (EICAR), welcomes students from all around the world, with over 45 nationalities being represented in 2004! Each of the students wants to be trained in the audio-visual field, thereby fulfilling the demands of their creative passion.
New York Film Academy

Hands-On, Intensive filmmaking and acting programs. Int'l locations.